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Sacred Hearts, Holy Souls

Country: USA, Language: English, 39 mins

  • Director: Mark Thiedeman
  • Writer: Mark Thiedeman
  • Producer: Elizabeth Strandberg; Tony J. Taylor

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Masturbation causes impotence...so says the teacher, who also happens to be a catholic priest!

Why are these people allowed to 'teach' such lies? Why do these schools still exist? Why would parents want to send their kids to such a school?

Just a few of the questions that spring to mind after watching this fine film.

Obviously, inspired by Lindsay Anderson's [superlative] If... - and, the [lovely] Handsome Devil seems to have drawn much from this film...

Indeed, boys, catholics and schools are rich pickings for filmmakers...and Mr Thiedeman does those subjects justice...a fine addition to this particular canon!


Watch...

SACRED HEARTS, HOLY SOULS Final Cut from Mark Thiedeman on Vimeo.

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The(ir) Blurb...

Two teenage misfits at an all-boys Catholic boarding school become unlikely comrades in a struggle against hormonal bullies and dinosaur-aged priests.

Cast & Characters

Harrison Tanner Dean as Max Tucker;
Quinn Gasaway as Andy Denton;
Schafer Bourne as Kirby Cook;
Tucker Steinmetz as Father Alphonsus;
Karen Q. Clark as Sister Dolores;
Byron Taylor as Coach;
Harley Burks as Kirby's Friend;
Jim Linsley as Sex-Ed Teacher;
Zac Adams as The Boys of St. Dominic Savio;
Caleb Allen as The Boys of St. Dominic Savio